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not recognised anymore

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at BuroHappold full-time

Pros

More opportunities to work on iconic projects although they are getting less. Colleagues are generally nice.

Cons

Senior management is poor and getting worse and worse. Basically everyone works on their own without support. Salary is relatively low. Promotion is not always fair.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Listen to your employees and get appreciation on how hard they are working and how much pressure they are taking. Please try to improve business / project management.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Other Reviews for BuroHappold

  1.  

    A decent comapny to work for................

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Engineer
    Current Employee - Engineer

    I have been working at BuroHappold full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Work with very talented people and have some great projects.
    A good team spirit despite recent hardships.
    There are some very inspiring partners and directors.
    Get to work in very stylish offices in good locations.

    Cons

    Below average salary and lots of dead wood at the top.
    The support structures and staff are of poor quality in comparison to the technical staff and services.
    Too many non work winners/ fee earners to support.
    Poor promotion opportunities.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    If somone is employed as a director or above they should be winning work and paying for themselves, thnot relying on the techincal staff to support them with their work wining efforts.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Titanic heading for the iceberg

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at BuroHappold full-time

    Pros

    Full of clever people who have sincere motivations and aspirations.

    Cons

    They will tell you all about how it was founded by a Quaker and how ethical they are. They are not. There is an excess of arrogance and insecurity, to the detriment of staff, business and the bottom line. Some senior partners are loose canons and no one seems to care how much this damages the business.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop thinking you know everything. Stop invoking Ted Happold when he would no longer recognise the company he founded, or the behaviour it engages in now. Control your partners before they sink the ship, if it's not already too late.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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